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  • New opportunities for social innovation at EU level


    The European Commission has approved Sweden's application to establish a European competence centre for social innovation. Jönköping University and four other Swedish universities form the Forum for Social Innovation Sweden (MSI) and they will, together with actors from Spain, France and Latvia, gather and exchange knowledge within the realm of social innovation.
  • Nominate Alumni of the Year at JU


    Tre personer som samtalar med varandra. For the first time, Jönköping University (JU) is jointly giving out the award “Alumni of the Year” to former students. The award ceremony takes place during the same week as the Academic Ceremony in September 2021 and the prize is awarded to alumni who have made outstanding contributions, either in their professional role or as a private individual. Students and staff, as well as external persons, are welcome to suggest alumni for the nomination at each company within JU.
  • Congratulations to all newly graduated students


    On Friday 11 June, the last graduation ceremonies were held for the students graduating from Jönköping University (JU).
  • Spotlight on sustainability for small businesses


    Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has started up several new initiatives to help businesses transition to sustainable practices. From the start of the academic year in Autumn 2021, JIBS will offer a series of new educations about sustainability targeted towards practitioners of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and owners of family businesses.
  • Global Swede 2021 from Jönköping University: Ravinath Herath


    Ravinath Herath Global Swede Ravinath Herath who studies Strategic Entrepreneurship at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University (JU), has been given the Global Swede Award 2021. The award was recently presented by the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs in an online ceremony.
  • Jönköping University appoints recipients of honorary awards


    The 2021 recipients of the Badge for Merit, the Per Risberg Scholarship and the Pedagogical Prize at Jönköping University have now been appointed. The Badge for Merit goes to Dag Raudberget and Magnus Andersson, the Per Risberg Scholarship goes to Nerrolyn Ramstrand, and the Pedagogical Prize goes to Adele Berndt.
  • Combined position increases knowledge exchange and collaboration between Jönköping University and Region Jönköping County


    Undervisningssal klinisk fysiologi där tre grupper arbetar vid olika stationer. Jönköping University (JU) is currently working on an application to the government to start a new postgraduate educational area. As part of that work, Peter Blomstrand, a doctor in clinical physiology, will combine this role with his new appointment as assistant professor of clinical treatment science at the School of Health and Welfare, JU.
  • National top position for Jönköping University


    Tre personer arbetar med laboratorieredskap The School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU) tops the list of the most appreciated VFU placements among nursing-, radiography nursing-, and biomedical analyst students, according to a new survey from the Swedish Association of Health Professionals.
  • Students exhibit their theses digitally during the Xjob Fair


    Xjob fair. On 28 May, the “Xjob Fair Digital Showroom” (Xjobbsmässan) will be organised and the graduating students at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), will exhibit their degree projects. 42 students and 14 companies are participating in the event and three theses will be rewarded with a total of SEK 20,000 in scholarships.
  • JU students develop IKEA kitchen products


    The School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University. Eight students studying on the master's degree programme Product Design at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), have developed prototypes of a series of new kitchen products for IKEA.“Without exaggerating, this is the best student presentation I have ever seen," says Patrik Bolin, Innovation Deployment Manager at IKEA of Sweden AB.
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